The EWMA 2019 Conference is organised in cooperation with the Swedish Wound Care Nurses Association (SSiS) and in collaboration with the Swedish organisation Rikssår (the National Registry of Ulcer Treatment). It will be held in the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre and Gothia Towers in Gothenburg, Sweden.
The EWMA conferences strive to engage all healthcare professionals engaged in wound management, including orthopaedic surgeons, dermatologists, endocrinologists, podiatrists and homecare, community and primary care nurses. The aim is to foster interdisciplinary cooperation between all levels within the wound management field.
The EWMA 2019 Conference topic: Person-centred Wound Care. Who is in Charge of the Wound?
EWMA is proud to dedicate a number of sessions at this year’s conference to the topic of person-centred wound care. We look forward to discussing this with healthcare professionals and wound patients during the conference.
"A wound is always part of someone’s body; a person must live with it. The patient hereby qualifies for being an important member of the team focusing on wound healing. When all professionals, with their specific competencies, work together with the patient, progress can be made and clinical knowledge and competencies can be developed and shared." (From the EWMA 2019 Conference programme)
The EWMA 2019 scientific programme
A comprehensive scientific programme will be presented over three days in Gothenburg. The 11 key sessions at EWMA 2019 include a mix of new and more traditional topics, including: Catastrophe and War Wounds, Economy of Wound Management, Patient Involvement & Patient Safety and Surgical Treatment of Chronic Wounds. Some will cover EWMA’s current key focus areas, such as surgical site infections, atypical wounds and patient-centred care.
The EWMA 2019 Conference will also present a number of interactive workshops and session streams allowing more in-depth discussions. One of the one-day session streams will focus on the diabetic foot. In total, the conference will include almost 1,000 scientific presentations.
Focus on Swedish wound management
The conference will feature a two-day Swedish wound management stream and a Swedish Homecare stream. The homecare stream will include some of the most recent and interesting community care initiatives in Swedish wound management, with a primary focus on new ways of delivering care. It will include speakers from all over Sweden who are experienced professionals at the forefront of wound management. In addition to the scientific programme, more than 165 companies and organisations will exhibit during the conference in the fully booked exhibition hall.